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Driver escapes serious injury when train hits car

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A driver escaped serious injury when his car was struck by a New Jersey Transit train in northern New Jersey Saturday afternoon. 

The man was the only person in the vehicle when the crash occurred around noon in Rahway. Authorities say he was being treated at a hospital for undisclosed injuries. 

NJ Transit officials say no one aboard the Northeast Corridor train was injured, but it did sustain damage. Around 900 passengers were transferred to another train and continued their trip.

The train had departed Trenton bound for New York City around 11:00 a.m. 

Authorities say the tracks are elevated where the crash took place and it's known how the car got on the rails. 

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.

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